PHILADELPHIA and BRUSSELS, Belgium, Feb. 29, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that it has received a contract from PATRIZIA France SAS, acting on behalf of Korean investors, to provide owner representative services in connection with renovation of the Astro Tower in Brussels, Belgium. PATRIZIA France SAS is a subsidiary of PATRIZIA Immobilien AG, one the largest pan-European real estate investment managers.
The Astro Tower, built in 1976, is a 33-story office building with 36,000 square meters (388,000 square feet) of built-up area. The tower also includes five levels of underground space, car parking and an archive area. The planned €107 million ($116 million) renovation entails curtain wall cladding, MEP services, elevator improvements, architectural finishings and tenant fit-out work. The project is expected to be completed by October 2016.
“Astro Tower has helped shape the Brussels skyline for nearly forty years,” said Jacques M. Demol, Vice President for Hill’s Project Management Group. “We are excited to be part of the renovations of this iconic structure,” added Demol.
Hill International, with 4,800 professionals in 100 offices worldwide, provides program management, project management, construction management, construction claims and other consulting services primarily to the buildings, transportation, environmental, energy and industrial markets. Engineering News-Record magazine recently ranked Hill as the seventh largest construction management firm in the United States. For more information on Hill, please visit our website at www.hillintl.com.
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